Definition of discocarp in English:

discocarp

noun

  • Mycology a disc-like fruiting body of fungi of the (former) order or class Discomycetes and hence also of lichens having a fungal component from this group.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Mordecai Cooke (1825–1914), naturalist and mycologist.

Pronunciation

discocarp

/ˈdɪskə(ʊ)kɑːp/